Why apply for a MMSI license

Why apply for a MMSI license

You will need an MMSI radio license for your yacht’s radio equipment. Your boat must be listed in the MMSI register, after which you will receive a unique identification number. An AIS number and call sign are also required. We ensure that your license package is arranged within 24 hours!

It is required by law to have an MMSI license on board of your yacht at all times. We recommend boat owners to purchase this in combination with a boat registration. This way you are immediately ready to sail in terms of papers! The price of our MMSI license service is € 250. But if you combine a boat registration with an MMSI license, we will give you a € 100 discount on the total amount.

Our legally valid MMSI license service includes:

  • MMSI number
  • AIS number
  • Call sign

Apply for an MMSI license from BlueWater Registration Services

BlueWater Registration Services services customers from all over the world. Our registration service covers the whole registration in English. You just need to follow a few steps in our online registration process. When we have received the required documents, we will submit your information to request the MMSI license. After completion, you will get send your MMSI license by overnight courier.

How long does it take to get a MMSI radio license?

Registering a MMSI license, AIS number and getting you a call sign, only takes 24 hours or less. This is from the moment you have provided us with the requested information. In most cases you will receive your radio license at the same day. 

What equipment is a MMSI license for?

A MMSI license allows you to use the radio equipment on board, the VHF, AIS and EPRIB may not be used without a license. Advantages of using a VHF (AIS) within a VHF radio there is a built-in AIS (automatic identification system), this makes it possible to look around the corner. An AIS has a lot similarities with the radar, only the connection is much better and has it ship no longer needs a rotating antenna.

  • The VHF radio allows you to communicate with lock keepers or bridge keepers.
  • At busy junctions, communication takes place via traffic posts, without a VHF radio no contact can be made.
  • When you get into trouble with your boat, you can use the VHF contact is made with, for example, a coast guard center. Help can be quickly arranged

Dutch, Polish, Gibraltar and UK radio license

We provide Dutch, Polish, Gibraltar and UK radio licenses. The Dutch, Polish and Gibraltar radio licenses are only available when registering with the boat registration of origin. The Dutch radio license will be delivered as a paper certificate.

For all other boat registrations we are required to register a UK radio licence of which you will receive an official digital certificate. When registration is done, you can use it immediately.

BlueWater Registration Services for your yacht registration or MMSI license

Please note that we are an experienced boat registration company with a service record of more than 10 years. We serve customers from all over the world. If you have any doubts, please read the feedback that we have been given by our satisfied customers.

BlueWater Registration Services is a company that offers a wide range of services to its clients concerning boat registration. You can make most of the services like, different yacht registrations, AIS & MMSI Service and much more all under one roof. Our main business is yacht registration and nothing else.

Feel free to get in contact with us. Our service staff is happy to help you with any questions.

9 January 2024